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Reducing Toxic Substances in our Environment

CHEMICALS & SUBSTANCES

Chemicals and Hazards A-Z | Chemicals of Concern | Chemicals of High Concern to Children (CHCC) | Chemical Action Plans (CAP)

DANGEROUS MATERIALS & CHEMICALS

Arsenic and lead | Asbestos | Batteries | Bisphenol A (BPA) | Cleaners | Construction/Demolition | Diesel exhaust | Dioxin (pdf) | Electronics | Fertilizers | Flame Retardants (PBDEs) | Lead action plan | Lead waste | Lights and Lamps | Mercury | Paints and Coatings | Persistent, Bioaccumulative Toxins (PBTs) | Pesticides | Pharmaceuticals | Phosphates/Phosphorus | Oil/Petroleum |

TOXICS MONITORING

Toxics Studies | Local Source Control Partnership | Chemical Action Plans (CAP) | Controlling Toxic Chemicals in Puget Sound

REDUCING EXPOSURE

Reducing Toxic Threats | Toxic Chemicals in Fish, Sediments and Water

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Hazardous Chemicals Overview | Toxic Free Tips | Cleanup Sites Index | Cleanup Guide | Illegal drug labs

LOCAL GOVERNMENT PARTNERS

Local Emergency Planning Committees


PUBLICATIONS

Chemicals in Washington Summary Report | Toxics Reduction Recommendations | Toxics Monitoring Reports | PBT Reports

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Children’s Safe Products Act (CSPA) | Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) | PBT Substances Rule | Phosphorus ban | Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) | Federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) | Underground Storage Tanks (UST) | Surface Water Quality Standards | Sediment Management Standards

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UPDATING OUR WATER QUALITY STANDARDS

 

MODEL TOXICS CONTROL ACT (MTCA)

Overview of the 2013 updates to MTCA

NITROGEN IN PUGET SOUND

Studying nitrogen, dissolved oxygen levels and ecosystem impacts.